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“A stunning long weekend at the Waterfront Lodge”
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Waterfront Lodge
Ranked #9 of 127 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 May 2014

The Waterfront Lodge is the best B&B we ever stayed in Knysna and one of the best in South Africa. Incredible value for money, views to die for, fantastically decorated with super comfortable beds, easy to get into town, great pool and sauna and the best breakfast you could wish for. Gavin and Marion, thank you for making our long weekend so memorable.

Room Tip: Our favorite room is no 3
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Friendly welcome. This lodge is right on the edge of the lagoon. The room overlooked it and the garden and pool run down towards the water. Very comfortable room. Great facilities, stylish decor, honesty bar, well cooked breakfast and our hosts could not have been more helpful in advising us on where to visit in Knysna, restaurants, booking taxis etc. Need to come back for longer.

Room Tip: A waterside room with a balcony is great
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

A short drive from the centre of Knysna, with views over the pool to the lagoon with birdlife popping in to inspect the breakfast tables, the Waterfront Lodge is a wonderful spot. The owners insist on giving tips for day trips out and booking tables for dinner. Gavin cooks a proper breakfast, and Marian's coffee and pastries are top quality.
If I were to visit Knysna again I would stay at the Waterfront Lodge.

Room Tip: Upstairs is best. 2 and 4 are perfectly nice, but 1 and 3 are a bit bigger.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

We spent 3 nights here during our honeymoon trip. We found Marion to be a wonderful host who couldn't do enough for us and seemed almost as excited about our honeymoon as we were! Breakfast was extremely delicious and Gavin met my awkward requests with a smile! The property is beautiful, both in location and inside, the owners have exceptional taste! The property is also spotlessly clean and the daily car cleaning was much appreciated! Room 1 is beautiful.

Room Tip: Room 1 is fantastic! I would request this is we are lucky enough to return.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

High quality accommodation, with very attentive hosts. The breakfast was very good.

A little outside the centre of Knysna but we were offered a free taxi into town by one restaurant and the cost of a paid for taxi was cheap. Plenty to see and do in the surround. The lodge is situated on the edge of the Lagoon so we have good views out of the window.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

We recently spent 3 nights at Waterfront Lodge in Knysna and wished we could have stayed for weeks ! Knysna is a perfect base for exploring the area and our stay was all too short. Thanks to our hosts we were advised what to see and where to go and they recommended some exceptionally good fish restaurants on the quay in Knysna. Our room was comfortable with a wonderful view of the lagoon from our balcony. The breakfast was outstanding . Thankyou for making our time with you so enjoyable.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

This place has it ALL - amazing hospitality, gorgeous rooms, lovely pool, superb breakfasts including the best homemade muffins ever! Lots of great things to do in easy driving distance, including Knysna Elephant Park, Knysna Waterfront and Plettenberg Bay. Highly recommend it - THE place to stay in Knysna!

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Waterfront Lodge

Address: The Point Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 127 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range: £59 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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